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# Distinguish between balanced and unbalanced forces.

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#### Balanced forces Unbalanced forces If a set of forces acting on a body produce no acceleration in it, then forces are said to be balanced. If a set of forces acting on a body produces some non zero acceleration, forces are said to be unbalanced. e.g. When we try to push a heavy box and it does not move, the force applied by us is balanced by the friction force acting on the box by the ground.e.g. When we drag a box on the floor, there is an unbalanced force acting on the box.

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